How much money do tennis players get if they play at Wimbledon?
over 10,000 or if they came second 5,000
Prior to the 1970's, tennis players did not win large amounts of money, as they do, today. The "honor" of winning a trophy, along with the fame and glory that accompanied it, was deemed far more important. Since sponsorships were very rare in those days, most tennis players were well-to-do, and could afford to travel the world to play the sport with their own resources. Today, professional tennis players do not have a fixed salary…
Wimbledon is a very prestigious event, said even by the greats as "the best event." I think it has to do with the players' feel of the atmosphere and event. Also, there is much tradition and rich history behind Wimbledon (oldest event). It is also the only grand slam event played on grass. For example, such traditions involve players wearing all white.